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Milanese Violin, possibly Testore Family

Auction:
2253
Lot:
68
Sold for:
$48,175$41,000

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2253
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 17, 2004 12:00PM

Description:

Milanese Violin, possibly Testore Family, labeled CARLO ANTONIO TESTORE FIGLIO MAGGIORE, DEL FU CARLO GIUSEPPE IN CONTRADA, LARGA AL SEGNO DELL AQUILA 1736, and branded internally, the two-piece back of irregular narrow curl, the ribs of narrow curl, the plain scroll, the top of fine to medium grain, the varnish of a yellow color, length of back 13 3/4 in., 350 mm.

Provenance: John A. Gould & Sons, Boston.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

AL SEGNO DELL AQUILA, CARLO ANTONIO TESTORE, CARLO ANTONIO TESTORE FIGLIO MAGGIORE, FU CARLO GIUSEPPE, John A. Gould & Sons, Contrada, Giovanni Grancino, Luthiers, Testore

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